China Created Nail Polish

China developed color nail polish around 3000 BCE various colours were assigned to different social hierarchy. Continue reading

Invention of Bristled Toothbrushes

Chinese invented bristled toothbrushes made of bone or bamboo handles and hog bristles in 1498. Continue reading

First Diplomatic Contact Between Africa and China

Diplomatic contact was made during a mission from Somalia (Shunai kingdom), Africa Continue reading

China Had First Pawn Shops

Pawn shops existed in ancient China in 1000 BCE and various Mediterranean civilization in 600 BCE. Continue reading

China Population Reached 1 Billion

China’s population reached 1 billion people in 1987. Continue reading

Chinese Commercial Ship Sails to Taiwan

A Chinese commercial ship sailed from China to the southern port Kaohsiung, Taiwan on April 19, 1997. Continue reading

Laozi

Laozi (571 BC - 471 BC)(UK: /ˈlaʊˈzɪə/, US: /ˈlaʊˈtsiː/; also Li Er or Lao-Tzu /ˈlaʊˈtsuː/, /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/ or Lao-Tze /ˈlaʊˈdzeɪ/; Chinese: 老子; pinyin: Lǎozǐ, literally "Old Master") was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer.

Sunspot Observations

According to the Chinese book The Ocean of Jade China was observing sunspots. Continue reading

Taoist Religious Community Founded

The Taoist religious community, T'ien-shih Tao (the Way of the Celestial Master), was founded in Sichuan province, China in 142 CE by the first patriarch Chang Ling. Continue reading

Taoist Philosopher Laozi or Master Lao

Taoist philosopher Li Erh was bestowed the title of Laozi or ‘Master Lao’. Continue reading